Traffic congestion increases, could be economic indicator

| April 25, 2013

In its latest report, the Traffic Scorecard, Inrix says 2013 saw a 4 percent increase in traffic congestion in the first quarter this year over 2012, which saw a 22 percent drop in congestion.

Four ‘chameleon’ trucking companies ordered to shut down

| April 25, 2013

The four companies were using the same trucks, drivers and managers yet operating under four different names.

How to DataQ: 9 tips

| April 23, 2013

Indiana State Police DataQs coordinator Michael Wilson shared these at the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance workshop April 22, 2013.

Why be an owner-operator?

| April 23, 2013

The industry has made it way too easy to move from being an employee driver to owning a truck. Far too many drivers give no real thought as to what it means.

Pilot taking steps to rectify allegations, puts diesel salespeople on leave

| April 22, 2013

In a prepared statement Monday, April 22, Pilot Flying J CEO Jimmy Haslam said "several members" of the company' s diesel fuel sales team have been placed on administrative leave pending the ongoing FBI and ...

Cross-border program with Mexico prevails in court

| April 22, 2013

A U.S. appeals court has rejected arguments against the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's cross-border trucking pilot program with Mexico, saying none of the arguments brought by the Owner-Operator Independent Driver Association were persuasive enough ...

States eye ways to keep rest stops open

| April 19, 2013

Louisiana and New Hampshire recently advanced legislation that would permit private sponsorship to help fund rest areas, while New Jersey has slowed down on the idea.

Pilot Flying J engaged in years of rebate fraud, feds say

| April 18, 2013

Federal documents released April 18 allege that Pilot Flying J has been engaged for years in a fraudulent scheme of withholding rebates owed to customers on fuel purchases.

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